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correspondent pierre thomas. what are you learned, pier? >> diane, all night my sources have been calling this most the dangerous of situations. with that cabin up in flames those images prove they were right. my sources an tis palted this would end in bloody fashion. you can take dorner at his word. he said, quote, self preservation is no longer important to me. i do not fear death. as i died long ago. the situation is still dangerous. they've got to figure out a way to make certainer that dorner snot able to escape in that cloud of smoke. they're taking no chances. they describe dorner as lethal. someone well versed in the use of handguns and assault rifles. he even said he had a 50 caliber rifle. did he die in those flames? they're likely to use some sort of bulldozer to probe the building. they clearly decided to let mr. dorner die if he was inside. >> all right. standing by, watching this story. we of course will be staying with it to bring you every new development throughout this broadcast. but we do want to move on to the state of union. the president's focus will include jobs and
cecilia? >> reporter: diane, good evening. i am standing at the one-time police command post, the heart of that manhunt for christopher dorner. and just take a look at this. right over my shoulder, those houses right there, we now know that's where dorner was holed up just as of yesterday. neighbors telling us he very well may have been hiding in plain sight. from a barrage of gun fire to a rush of flame -- to that shell of a house now nothing left but rubble. >> shut down the freeway, possibly for the subject we've been looking for. >> reporter: christopher dorner's run from the law began to unravel here. to a cabin near a ski resort. police say dorner broke in and yesterday, when two unsuspecting women came by to clean, he allegedly tied them up, took their car and then sped off. one of the women broke free and managed to call the police. dorner was once again on the run. chased by police, he abandoned the stolen car, then up the road, police say dorner carjacked rick heltebrake. >> dorner jumped out of the snow at me, gun drawn, big, long rifle. so, i just stopped and put
, diane. tonight, police officers across this whole region feel they are under attack. police headquarters here on lockdown. every entrance, every exit, heavily guarded. the entire police force in america's second largest city, essentially held hostage to one man who is allegedly bent on revenge. tonight, by air, land and sea, an all-out manhunt. the suspect, one of their own. 33-year-old christopher dorner. a former lapd officer, now an alleged cop killer. police say he isn't just targeting cops, but their families, too. >> this has gone far enough. you know, nobody else needs to die. >> reporter: the killing spree started sunday in orange county, with the baffling double murder of a popular college basketball coach and her fiance. monica quan and keith laurence, shot in cold blood as they sat in their car. only last night did authorities put two and two together. quan is the daughter of retired lapd captain randy quan, who was instrumental in getting christopher dorner fired. in a rambling manifesto posted online, dorner blames quan and other lapd officers of a smear campaign, after dorn
70 miles per hour in connecticut, taking down power lines and trees. diane, i wanted to go back to that image inside the detroit whiteout today. now, if this happens, the recommendation is to gradually slow down, turn on your flashers and if you can get off the highway, do so. diane? >> again, you have to act fast. thank you so much, ginger zee reporting in tonight. >>> and now, in washington today, one man entered the arena. chuck hagel, the purple heart recipient from the vietnam war, the former senator, nominated to be secretary of defense. his former colleagues met him with a fuselage of critical questions today, and abc's chief washington correspondent jonathan karl tells us about the fiery day. >> reporter: he's a vietnam veteran and former republican senator, but today chick hagel found himself and his judgment under attack by a fellow republican and vietnam vet. >> were you correct or incorrect when you said that the surge would be -- >> the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since -- >> since vietnam. were you correct or incorrect? >> well, i'm not go
and risks. that rare opportunity will occur tomorrow, when john brennan speaks. diane? >> it is going to be a very combustive day. thank you, martha raddatz. >>> and also today, a more trusted part of american life has succumbed to modern times. the postal service announced today that saturday delivery of letters will soon end in august. only packages will come to your door. and abc's ron claiborne tells us about the surprising ways this will affect everyone. >> reporter: a $15 billion budget deficit has done what neither rain nor sleet nor snow could do. >> the choice is either change some of the service or raise prices. and people don't want prices raised. we'll make the changes in service. >> hello. >> how are you today? >> i'm great, thanks. >> reporter: lorenzo hudson has been making the rounds in great neck, new york, for more than 20 years. he was featured in a postal service tv commercial that ran during the super bowl pregame show. >> we don't want to see the business go under, because they couldn't get rid of saturday or because they didn't get rid of saturday, but at the sa
will win." diane? >> all right, terry moran, our thanks to you. and terry will be sending out more reports to us from inside syria in the days ahead. >>> back here at home, it's time to fasten our seat belts. for 32 straight days now, gasoline prices have soared, now a four-month high. $3.73 a gallon. and we learned today how much higher they'll rise in april and when they should start falling again. the newest member of our abc team, a veteran business reporter, linzie janis, here to explain. linzie, welcome. >> reporter: thank you very much, diane. you know, americans spent 4% of their household budget on gas last year. it's the biggest spike in three decades and it makes the recent spike all the more worrying. the pearsons know what they're not looking for in the family car. >> i don't want an suv, it's too much price -- it's too pricey on gas. >> reporter: they're giving up more space for more miles to the gallon. it's their number one priority. >> close to $4 already, i think by the end of the month, it will be $4. >> reporter: prices often spike in the spring as refineries switch ove
hackers from that secret army building in shanghai, diane. >> all right, brian ross, thank you. >>> and now, to the deepening mystery in the murder case against olympic hero oscar today, we saw dueling images. the once beloved athlete in court, hearing the charges against him. solemn, sober. while 700 miles away, there was a memorial for his girlfriend. tonight, two contradictory versions of what happened, and abc's bazi kanani takes us through both. >> reporter: in reeva steenkamp's hometown, her family gathered to say good-bye. >> there's only one thing missing, it's reeva. >> reporter: today, pistorius explained for the first time his version of events on that valentine's day. they were both sleeping, pistorius said, when he woke up and went onto the balcony when he heard a noise in the bathroom. in the pitch dark, he grabbed his gun and rushed into the bathroom, noticed an open window and thought an intruder was hiding in the toilet room. "i knew i had to protect reeva and myself," he wrote. he says he yelled for her to call police. and while still without prosthetics, he f
that people see and it would likely save your life. diane? >> and those blizzards come on so fast. thank you, ginger zee. >>> and now, we move onto the new and strange twist tonight in the case against olympic hero oscar pistorius, charged with murder. tonight, the case is turning upside down and abc's bazi kanani has the latest. >> reporter: tonight, a radical reversal. the eyes of judgment turned from olympian oscar pistorius to one of the people accusing him -- chief investigator hilton botha. botha had been the prosecution's key witness, his testimony the most likely to keep pistorius in jail. but today, embarrassed prosecutors said they didn't know the detective was being investigated for seven counts of attempted murder, opening fire on a passenger mini-bus in 2011. >> surely they should have been prepared. >> reporter: legal analysts say the bail hearing has suddenly turned in favor of the blade runner, the champion who made millions for his inspiring accomplishments. >> i never really encountered anything that i can't do. >> reporter: but since the valentine's day shooting, he has no
between robin and diane sawyer about what she finds most liberating so far. >>> but let's get right to some breaking news, olympic sprinter oscar pistorius just granted bail in south africa, an audible question from supporters in court. the judge spoke for over two hours before ruling. abc's bazi kanani is tracking the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, amy. oscar pistorius just broke down in tears when the judge announced just moments ago that he has been granted bail, that he will be allowed to go home. his family shouted for joy. they were huddled together. the magistrate said that this is not a matter of whether he's guilty but whether he has the right to have bail until he stands trial. the magistrate said that there were a couple of main factors that he considered in his decision. and those are whether pistorius is a flight risk and whether pistorius is a danger to anyone else in the community if he's allowed to go free. the midge straight said that the profession cushion wasn't able to prove that. at this moment, oscar pistorius is in the courtroom, he's listeni
grew up hearing my parents talk about. and it may be our turn now. >> reporter: diane, the worst of it is just getting under way, it will go through the early morning hours. we've had a 50-plus miles per hour gust. i have the goggles and i'm going to need it here. as will everyone else. into the overnight. diane? >> snappy goggles, but you do need that protection. thanks so much, ginger. so you're ordered off the roads in boston. but gio benitez is out on other roads for us tonight in hartford, connecticut. >> reporter: we're making the drive through hartford, connecticut. the governor here has already declared a state of emergency. he's also ordering people off the roads. as conditions deteriorate into a blizzard. >> please stay off of 95, 84, 91, merit parkway and any other limit access road in the state. only emergency personnel and response personnel should be using that road system. >> reporter: national weather service has warned of whiteout conditions throughout the storm zone. that means visibility will be near zero. 800 state and private plow crews are ready to take on t
happened. jeffrey? >> reporter: good evening, diane. it's as if an earthquake has hit the vatican. the lights are still on, the buildings are still standing, but people here rocked by the surprise resignation of benedict xvi. it began as a routine vatican ceremony, but the pope's announcement in latin was anything but routine. "i have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the papal ministry." with that, for the first time in 600 years, a pope is resigning. benedict xvi was already old, 78, when he became pope. that was 2005. here he is almost eight years later, clearly frail and feeble. his older brother, father georg ratzinger, said today benedict is having trouble walking and had been advised by his doctors to stop traveling overseas. benedict will relinquish his papacy on february 28th. >> today's decision by benedict xvi came as a huge surprise to me, and, i think, to everyone in rome and everyone in the vatican. >> reporter: as a cardinal, joseph ratzinger was known as john paul ii's enforcer of religi
problem, and diane, it may not be the biggest problem. take a look at this storm system, when it finally gets together. what you're seeing on the ray door tonight is not even the real storm. the storm really kicks in tomorrow, getting all its energy. it has a layer of measurable ice and that's basically, already ice storm warnings out for northern arkansas and southern missouri. that's miserable ice, we think. and this line of severe storms from new orleans, including texas, all the way to mississippi. those storms could have tornadoes in them. we could be reporting on all of it during the day tomorrow. just something everyone should look for. >> not a little bit of everything, it's a lot of everything heading their way. >> reporter: a lot. >> thank you so much, sam. good to see you tonight. >>> and now, we head off to south africa and the big twist today in the case against olympian oscar pistorius. at his bail hearing, the prosecution was under pressure, backing away from a claim about steroids near his bed. abc's bazi kanani, back on the story for us. >> reporter: stoic, oscar pistori
days in prayer and study. in his words, diane, he will be hidden to the world. >> all right, george, our thanks to you. and, of course, when the pope leaves, it will be up to the cardinals and their vote. and here's one snapshot from a modern pilgrimage. there he was, boston's cardinal o'malley, on the plane to rome, with a newspaper, wearing his signature simple brown robe. and we were all rewinding this tape today. seven years ago, take a look. there, sealed with a ribbon, a key turns and a new pope, pope benedict, is shown around his new home. the papal apartment. there are ten rooms, floors of 16th century marble. a library crowned with an antique ceiling. and soon, another man will be passing through that door, a pope chosen in the mysterious ritual known as the conclave. abc's david wright tells us about the ancient vote to come. >> reporter: before the cardinals file into the sistine chapel and lock the doors behind them, technicians will have pulled up the floorboards to install cell phone jamming devices. violating the secrecy is punishable by excommunication. >> it's a way
spoke with diane sawyer earlier and reflected on the toll of it all. >> when he speaks about the church, when he speaks about christian life they are the most noble, loving, the most elevated sentiments you can have. and for him to see the troubles, the corruption, the scandals that have always afflicted members of the church, that's got to weigh on him. >> reporter: another scandal hit close to home. his own personal but tear stole a trove of his private correspondence and leaked it to the italian media. over the years, many of the faithful warmed to this meek, prayerful man. >> he was an incredible shepherd and just someone i would look to as one of the great leaders in our church. >> reporter: and now he is leaving to lead a quiet life in the vatican. so what next? is this a moment when the church is on the verge of profound change? a lot of people in the secular world look at the catholic church and say when are they going to ordain women and have priests who don't have to be celibate? when are they going to change on the issue of homosexuality? >> i think for the next pope, those q
three people prior to this, another deputy died today. >> world news with diane saw jer up next. see you for the staift of the from washington, d.c. and tonight, we begin with breaking news. a shootout in the mountains of california, as police appear to close in on the former cop accused of a murderous rampage. >>> making his case. what the president will say tonight about jobs and gun violence in america. >> we'll find out tonight. >>> what's next? we show you where pope benedict will live after he resigns. and will one of these men make history as the new pope? >>> good evening from washington, d.c. we are here to cover the president's state of the union address tonight. but we begin with the breaking news at this hour, out of california. police closing in on the former cop accused of the murder rampage. christopher dorner exchanging fire with s.w.a.t. teams. officers wounded, images streaming in of police officers, guns drawn, searching cars. and abc's cecilia vega is there to tell us what is happening right now. cecilia? >> reporter: diane, good evening. the situation is still ongoin
that, but of course, diane, that is going to require money and it is also the kind of thing that will take a long time to actually show result. >> a long time. how soon? what is the soonest? >> reporter: well, it's going to take awhile because you have to go in, you're establishing a system, to go in and identify people, treat them and give the mental health experts the ability to report who they are concerned about to federal law enforcement. something they are not normally inclined to do. >> but you're saying the president is out firing up the public, because his own team has been a little bit hesitant? >> reporter: no doubt. the leader of this battle in the senate, harry reid, with george stephanopoulos this sunday on "this week," saying that he's not even convinced on the all of the president's plans. >> okay, jonathan karl, thanks so much. >>> and now, we turn to your money and a big spike tonight in the price of gas. up 18 cents in one week. the average price now $3.54 a gallon. and we also learned today americans now spend more of the family budget on gasoline than an
a week, she woke up to a beautiful sight this morning -- her sweet little boy. diane? >> and we love looking at his face and his smile. but gio, let me go back for a moment. the man with the gun, do i understand correctly? he had a television, he could see all of you reporting and what was behind you, he had no idea, right out of frame, were commandos preparing for this raid? >> reporter: in fact, they were training right next to the media here. >> all right, well, thank you so much, gio. again, it was an amazing, bold strike on their part. thank you. >>> and with our thanks to gio, we turn now to that secret document, 16 pages long and stirring up so much controversy tonight. it is a kind of handbook for lethal power against terrorists, even if they are american citizens. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl tells us about the news today. >> reporter: by one count, president obama has already used unmanned cia drones to strike more than 300 suspected terrorist targets, even more than his predecessor. but today, we learned just how much authority the administration bel
's state of the union address live tuesday evening at 9:00 p.m. eastern. diane and george right here. >>> now tonight to the widow of legendary penn state coach joe paterno, fighting back against the official report of the scandal that ended her husband's career. she's talking exclusively with katie couric about the report. with a first look right here tonight, here's abc's john schriffen. >> reporter: for the first time since the penn state sex scandal broke, we're hearing from sue paterno, the widow of joe paterno, in this exclusive interview that will air tomorrow on "katie." >> what was your reaction when you first heard about this, the allegations that jerry sandusky had molested boys? >> horror. disbelief. it is still hard to accept. but when i read the first charge, i actually got physically ill. i couldn't read any more for a couple days. >> reporter: after the university commissioned an investigation led by former fbi chief louis freeh, his report claimed paterno knew what was going o but cared more about his football team than reporting the abuse to police. >> our lives are
believe in me. >> you can have college free. >> diane is director east bay college fund awarding its own scholarships and helps students. >> it's possible for many students to have their college education paid for. >> diane shows us some of the thousands of scholar shipz listed online. many are being awarded now. many will go unclaimed. >> thousands of, thousands of dollars left on the table because people do not apli. they didn't know bit. didn't spend 10 minutes to fill out forms. >> hundreds of companies and foundations offer grants, often for very specific types of students. >> someone who is child of someone involved in coal mining. there are farm workers children scholarships there are for people who went to prom in duct tape. >> sure enough there is a scholarship by the duct tape company. awarded to students who made a prom outfit out of duct tape z may have a few tour in design carlos aplig was work but reward will last a lifetime. >> don't ab frayed to put yourself out there. be like do you know what? yes. i want to do that, but i need help pe. have said yes. we'd love to help y
. is it still happening tonight? >> well, i've got to tell you, diane, it's almost a thing of the past. not entirely. for the most part, the republicans are sitting on their side, the democrats are staying on their side. but there are some notable exceptions that i'm noticing as i look down into the chamber. first of all, you see senators lindsey graham and john mccain. two of the biggest headaches for this president, especially going into the second term, but sitting between them tonight, you will see senator chuck schumer, the number three democrat in the house. he wants to craft an immigration compromise with republicans. they're his two closest allies on that. so, they will be down there together. and also, i see, out of camera view off to the side, we have, for the first time in american history, two african-american senators. both recently appointed to fill vacancies. tim scott of south carolina, senator will cowan of massachusetts. and they are democrat and republican and they are sitting together also on the side. but for the most part, they are back to their battle stations he
by san francisco police. 48-year-old diane sullivan of san francisco was involved in a collision with a cement truck traveling west on king street across from the ballpark. police say the truck driver is cooperating, and it does not appear drugs or alcohol were involved. >> coming up next, a new report commissioned by the paterno family has just been released. why the family calls penn state's analysis of the jerry sandusky child sex abuse scandal a total failure. and we will till why former giants slugger barry bonds will giants slugger barry bonds will be back in f [ male announcer ] with citibank it's easy for jay to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. okay. [ male announcer ] with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send money by email right from his citibank account. nice job ben. [ male announcer ] next up, the gutters. citibank popmoney. easier banking. standard at citibank. >>> a report commissioned by the family of late penn state head coach joe paterno is due t
's great to have you with us here on a friday night. diane has the evening off. let's get right to it. the eyes of the world today stunned by this image. this was debris from a meteor racing toward earth, streaking across the sky there. crashing into the ground in the woods. look at some of the other images emerging tonight. the cloudy trail the meteor produced. and on impact, this, carving a little pool into a frozen lake.
songwriter diane warren. warren brought countless hits clive's way. >> i love the idea of this kind of song, duet. >> mary j. and jennifer. >> yes. this properly produced could be very strong. >> imagine that live at the grammys. clive will never let an artist pass on a hit song. people are scared of artists. don't want to hurt their feelings. clive is not. maybe they're mad at the beginning. when they sell 10 million record they're not mad anymore. >> reporter: his book is rich in stories. one of them the painful details of what happened a year ago when he got the phone call whitney houston was dead. >> i was here in this bungalow. and that phone rang on that desk. >> reporter: you have been called by many including members of her family, her professional father. did you feel in any way, oh, my goodness, i should have recognized there was a problem even then when she was here? >> after i saw her, as a skeletal figure at the michael jackson madison square garden concert, from my heart i wrote her a letter it was time to deal with clearly a drug problem. that she could no longer ignore. >> r
ordinarily be rush hour in topektopeka, right, gin? >> reporter: diane, i'm here in kansas where they have declared a state of emergency, and yes, this is downtown topeka, main roads, nobody on them. big piles of snow, still very
return last night. ♪ >>> good evening. diane is on assignment tonight. and right now, a punishing blizzard is hitting the country hard. right through the heartland. in fact, look at this right behind me this evening. this video comes to us from texas, where authorities are posting it on facebook as a warning. telling millions of americans to stay inside. and you can hear it underneath me here, just listen to it.
the dock. >> oh, yeah, mary lee! big girl! >>> good evening on this tuesday night. diane is on assignment. and we do begin here with those terrifying images from the sky. this evening, investigators are trying to figure out what caused a hot air balloon with nearly two dozen people inside in one of the biggest tourist destinations in the world, to explode and plummet to the ground. here are the images of it, as it was falling from the sky, the last few seconds before it crashed. tonight, the death toll at 19,
with "good morning america" co-anchor george stephanopoulos starting us off. george? >> reporter: diane, history was made here in st. peter's square today. no one has ever seen a pope say good-bye like this.
home, back to the anchor desk that just wasn't the same without er. diane sawyer >> fantastic having her back. she was gone for 174 days, for a life-saving bone marrow louiseant. she sat down with her friend diane sawyer for an intimate conversation about her dramatic road to recovery. when >> thelma and louise ride again. >> reporter: for seven years, we were next to each other, facing every morning. he good days, the tough days, and then, good days again. when you wake up in the morning, i what's different now? long >> i feel pretty much like o want to comfort us. i mean, for many, many days and months, it was just a fogginess. i was taking the funk for a long time. transplant. i was faking the funk, for a e strength you've got. cularnew i was. we want to comfort those people who want to comfort us. >> reporter: comfort, through the hard reality that comes with the miracle of a bone marrow transplant. all but even if you believe in miracles, sometimes it takes all the strength you've got. >> i remember one particular evening, not feeling well at se, jennie -- a mjust slipping away.
of the leading ladies at abc news. diane sawyer talked to robin roberts about the grit. the sheer grit it took to recover from a bone marrow transplant, including the one moment she thought she was slipping away. >>> we're going to start with what the future may hold for oscar pistorius. out on bail. but locked out of his own home where he shot and killed his girlfriend on valentine's day. this morning, his coach is saying it's time for the blade runner to get back on the track. and bazi kanaan sy is once again in pretoria, south africa. >> reporter: good morning, dan. oscar pistorius is believed to be staying at his uncle's house this morning after being granted bail. but with strict conditions. he can't leave the country. he can't even leave this city without permission. his coach said we won't see pistorius competing anytime soon. but he does hope to meet with him as early as monday, to at least start talking about getting him back into training, as a way to clear his head during the difficult months ahead. after four days of riveting testimony, oscar pistorius' family cried for joy, reliev
need to know. >> now, here is diane sawyer with a look at what is ahead on world news. >> tonight on world news, developing news around the world tonight and here at home, seems there are cars miling up on the highways. we'll show you whaits like. and three days until the billing game. we have a nod and a salute to 49ers but we're going out on a limb to pick the >>> checking healthy living news, many people choose to be vegetarians because they think it will make them healthier. researchers found vegetarians were 32% less likely to need hospital treat for heart problems. at 44,000 people. also lower blood pressure and lower levels of bad cholesterol. >> the american stroke association unveiled new guidelines for treating strokesuj#ys today calling for doctor areors to take steps to dissolve blood clots within 60 minutes of a patient's arrival at the hospital. last protocols sugtd treatment begin within three hours. the asa believes kit reduce long term damage from what many call brain attacks. >> consumer news an eye opening issue. our homes are filled with appliances with and we
no matter what happens on sunday, they do both agree on one thing, diane -- one day, they will both be happy to coach with the other. >> all right. josh elliott, thank you so much. have a great weekend, josh. we'll all be watching. >>> still ahead on "world news" -- those cars piling up, crashing one after the other. what do the huge trucks have to do with these accidents? we'll show you how to stay safe on the roads this weekend. [ mrs. hutchison ] friday night has always been all fun and games here at the hutchison household. but one dark stormy evening... she needed a good meal and a good family. so we gave her purina cat chow complete. it's the best because it has something for all of our cats! and after a couple of weeks she was part of the family. we're so lucky that lucy picked us. [ female announcer ] purina cat chow complete. and for a delicious way to help maintain a healthy weight, try new purina cat chow healthy weight. a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthr
" first thing in the morning and diane sawyer right back here tomorrow night. thanks for watching even on super bowl sunday. i'll see you soon. good night. >> next at 6:00. the plan to protect san francisco from violence tonight is angering residents in one neighborhood. >> ravens fans shut out. why a bar celebrating the baltimore team closed its doors today. >> we'll take you live to new orleans where a power outage has stalled the super bowl. abc7 news at 6:00 starts now. [cheering] >> ama: from new orleans to the bay area. the excitement as super bowl sunday finally arrives. now a power outage is creating problems at the superdome. good evening, thank you for joining us. >> dan: it this strangest thing. play still suspended. we have live team coverage for you. lillian kim nissan francisco. sergio is in san jose. >> ama: we begin in new orleans with katie. what going on at the superdome right now? not a whole lot of light out there. reporter: who saw this coming? the lights just came back on just now. there will quite a people who have lingered -- hod moved out of their seats and gat
with her father to discuss the story. you can watch it on world news with diane sawyer right after abc 7 news at 5:00. >> families hoping to end a boy scout ban of gay scouts and leaders have%,,vz 1.4 millin signatures supporting them and delivered with those sig turtz boy scouts of america's head quarters in texas today. officials are meeting to discuss this ban. last week they discussed a qq is a lot of excitement in the bay area though 49ers came up short in super bowl 47 last night. take a look at this scene. sky 7 was overhead. 49ers landed to cheering stan fans. niners came up five yards short after one of the greatest come backs. we saw collin kaepernick give fans the number one sign. abc 7 news is live where a bigger group of fans have gathered. leanne? >> i know. it's about, i think, i calculated about 150, maybe 200 people are here, fans and so forth. you know, one thing have youwçp so-to-say is that they have a great sense of humor. this is sfit the fact we lost. have you a picture here, what is this... what does this say? >> this is my game face. i just want to let them know
? >> well, david, it's finally pulling away. we started off this storm just 24 hours ago, talking diane sawyer in columbus circle. we're standing on the snow pile that's been cleared. look at this satellite picture. look at that. does it look like a hurricane eye? it's not. as this storm pulls away from the coastline, it's similar to a category 1 hurricane. first time i have seen that from a snow system pulling away from new england. now, the remaining snow right on the coast of maine, right on the cape there. the wind will still be here for another 24 hours. so, some colder temperatures overnight. take a look at the numbers. 31 inches, almost 32 inches in portland. towns with 38. 40 inches of snow, that would qualify as going in the record books there. boston, their fifth biggest snowstorm ever. we'll watch this storm system slowly -- ever so slowly pull away. david? >> a little warm-up will be welcomed here in the northeast. but another storm out west? >> yeah, we'll have two cold days, i think, by maybe monday, monday afternoon, monday evening. but look at the blizzard warning that's
until robin returns. and diane and the team right here tomorrow night. from all of us here at abc news, goodnight. >> next at 6:00. regrets and recovery after a ten-year-old is killed in a fire on treasure island. >> stop and friction. the new concerns about the crime-fighting tool. >>> and thousands turn out to rally against the controversial pipeline and what they want the president to do. abc7 news at 6:00 starts now. >> ama: a community in mourning after a ten-year-old girl died in a fire on treasure island. tonight, residents left homeless try to begin putting back the pieces. good evening, i'm ama daetz. a vigil is set to get underway in less than an hour. tomas roman is live from treasure eye island. >> the candlelight vigil for the girl who died in the fire that destroyed this townhouse behind me, is set to start in an hour. neighbors are expected to gather here to mourn the passing of the ten-year-old who they describe as energetic and sweet. >> neighbors left stuffed animals, balloons, and notes where an early saturday morning fire took the life of core rebound na -- corrina
goes, he's sure his name is out of the running. not only did he say that to diane, he said the only people talk hum -- him potentially being the pope are people smoking marijuana. so there you have it. >>> still to come, advice from some of the nation's most successful people. >> could their strategies help your family solve everyday problems? don't go away. you're watching "world news now." ♪ >>> be careful with your daughters, especially if they're hanging out with john mayer. parenting can be tough. >> but a new book is taking a different approach by asking successful people how to create a strong family. abc's juju chang checked it all out. >> one, two, three. >> reporter: think of it this way, you're not a family, you're a team trying to power up every single member. i'll tell you the lesson i learned with my three boys and a special-ops commando. >> get your legs straight. >> reporter: thanks to author bruce feiler, who asked high power sources to help fix the problems we all face in our modern families. >> i felt like as a parent, we were just stuck, we were lost. the shrin
, covered with layers of snow and ice. now, diane, there's another storm on the way set to hit the northeast this weekend. people in new england, bracing for similar conditions. >> all right, john, our thanks to you, and safe travel to everyone tonight. >>> and now the big news on oscar pistorius, the olympic star charged in the murder of his girlfriend. it's surprised a lot of people that he's free on bail tonight. why? and did his medical condition play a role? abc's bazi kanani tells us. >> reporter: oscar pistorius appeared tense and somber as he waited to learn whether he could go home. >> i've come to the conclusion that the accused has made a case to be released on bail. >> reporter: cries of relief from his family. >> we know oscar's version that is the truth and that will prevail in the coming court case. >> reporter: defense attorneys convinced the court pistorius is not a flight risk, in part because his legs require constant medical attention. he left the courthouse today without a police escort. prosecutors will push forward with the charge of premeditated murder, while the defe
. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> and you can learn how to track those sharks at abcnews.com. diane, right here tomorrow night. have a good evening. good night. >>> breaking news a manhunt underway in santa cruz two. police officers have been shot. we have a reporter on the scene to bring detail autos good news for families of a bay area couple who disappeared in a dangerous part of the world. turns out they weren't missing after all. >> a showdown taking place now over this historic east bay landmark. we're live as supporters ask the post office not to shut down. >> what are chances you'll get a ticket for running a red light? >> sky 7 is live tonight over santa cruz where a manhunt is underway. three people have been shot. we can confirm two are police officers. good evening here is where it's happening now. a house at sunny side avenue at santa cruz. a second scene is just block as way on doyle street. we're live with the latest on who is hurt and the search for who is responsible. >> this is still an active scene. a lot of police officers, people from the sheriff's department an
. >> and there will be a separate tea party response from senator rand paul. diane sawyer and i will anchor the coverage of the state of the union at 9:00 p.m. eastern, 6:00 pacific. >> should be an interesting night, george. >>> we're going to turn to the vacation nightmare. the carnival cruise ship that has been stranded in the gulf of mexico. instead of trying to go to mexico, the ship trying to get to a port now in mobile, alabama. matt gutman has the latest on the story. >> reporter: for the thousands of people aboard, another day aboard a cruise ship where life is not a vacation. the decision overnight to tow the crippled "triumph," seen in these new photos, to alabama, could be making a brutal voyage even worse. and for the first time, we are hearing from passengers aboard that stricken ship. >> there's no lights, no water. we can't flush. some people were able to shower. >> reporter: conditions are getting worse by the hour, debra rightmire texted abc news. cabin carpets are wet with urine and water. toilets are overflowing inside our cabins. we're having to sleep inside the hallways. onion and
. the money managers tried to blame cornwell's $40,000-a-month apartment and her ferrari. >>> and now, diane sawyer with a preview of tonight's "world news." >> good morning, josh. it's so great to have robin back. tonight on "world news," we're going to be reporting from overseas, as tensions mount over iran's nuclear program. david muir will take all of us deep inside the country. are the sanctions working? and what is iran's next move? we'll have exclusive reports from the streets of iran. >> and we will be watching. >>> finally, talk about getting up close and personal, take a look at this. a whale. and not in need of a rescue, sam. so, stand down. whale watchers off baja, california, got a chance to pet -- this is what i love. got a chance to pet a friendly gray whale, or so they hope. a tour guide said whales love being petted and interacting with humans. >> of course, they do. >> we sure hope because there he was, up close and personal. >> i wish the camera could have put away. sam was like superman -- >> amazing. wetsuit at the ready. >> at the ready. i'm wearing it now. >> okay. oka
in front of at&t park yesterday morning has been identified by san francisco police. 48-year-old diane sullivan of san francisco was involved in a collision with a cement truck traveling west on king street across from the ballpark. police say the truck driver is cooperating with the investigation. it does not appear drugs or alcohol were involved. >>> berkeley police are dealing with an alarming spike in the number of reyes reported last year. 39 sexual assaults reported in 2012, the most in the last five years. it's also a 95% increase over 2011 when 20 cases were reported. police say the majority of the attacks involve students at u.c. berkeley, not on campus, but at parties in the surrounding neighborhoods where an estimated 35,000 students live. >> definitely disturbing that i personally cannot feel safe in this community all the time. and that is a very realistic threat. >> historically, of course, these type of things are underreported so we may be it into a little bit of that previously unreported issue. >>> and police are saying a campus programming encouraging friends of vict
. 48-year-old diane sullivan of san francisco was involved in a collision with a cement truck traveling west on king street across from the ballpark. police say the truck driver is cooperating with the investigation. it does not appear drugs or alcohol were involved. >>> berkeley police are dealing with an alarming spike in the number of rapes reported last year. 39 sexual assaults reported in 2012, the most in the last five years. it's also a 95% increase over 2011 when 20 cases were reported. police say the majority of the attacks involve students at u.c. berkeley, not on campus, but at parties in the surrounding neighborhoods where an estimated 35,000 students live. >> definitely disturbing that i personally cannot feel safe in this community all the time. and that is a very realistic threat. >> historically, of course, these type of things are underreported so we may be tapping into a little bit of that previously unreported issue. >>> and police are saying a campus programming encouraging friends of victims to report attacks could be one cause for the increased number of cases. >>>
and diane sawyer will anchor our coverage beginning tomorrow night at 9:00 eastern. >>> for all of you animal lovers, it's that time of year once again. 137th annual westminister kennel club dog show. more than 2,700 dogs are in new york city right now for the big event. >> being a true lover of dogs myself, this is one of my favorite events of the entire year. what's better than seeing the best of practically every breed of dog in the same place? >> oh, lord, help us. >> the judging begins today, but we're not going to know which dog is named best in show until tomorrow night. say all you want about this event. but here's to put some things into perspective for you. westminister predates the invention of the lightbulb, the automobile, the building of the brooklyn bridge, the invention of basketball, and the establishment of the world series. so say all you want about a bunch of pooches getting together and naming one cute pooch, but we've been doing this for a long, long time. >> i have no problems with animals or pets. just sometimes the people involved get a little too into it. i fi
of makeup on this. a power sander, usually. >>> now, here's diane sawyer, speaking about this very subject. diane? >> hello, josh. a happy tuesday to everybody at "gma." well, tonight on "world news," we know the soaps and the hand sanitizers are supposed to help protect the family from the flu. well, how well do they really work? we put them to the test. you'll get some real answers tonight on "world news." we'll see you then. >> thank you, diane. we'll be watching. >>> i think we should go to "pop news" right away. >> ye. >> right away. stat. good morning, everybody. good morning to you, josh, welcome back. you know, we call them rock stars on the field in their prospective sporting ground. for a moment, "espn" magazine, they are. in its first-ever music issues, the famous athletes remake their favorite album covers and talk about the music that gets them pumped to perform. here's ryan lochte as the swimming baby from nirvana's "nevermind." run dmc portrayed by nfl stars lamar woodley, marshawn lynch. tampa bay buccaneer quarterback, josh freeman, thrilling us. >> that's very good. >> ch
's diane sawyer. >> the church is in the business of fundamental change internally. so when we speak about change in the church, yeah, there could be a change in style. there's certainly always going to be a change of heart because conversion of heart is what we're about. but there can't be a tampering with the changeless teachings of the church. >> dolan said he laughed when they first heard reports of pope benedict's resignation because they said they heard the same thing so many times before. >> of course, all of this has led to much speculation who might be the pontiff's successor. the top names being mentioned by experts are cardinal scola, 71 years old and from italy. he's being called the front-runner right now. canada's cardinal mark olette is next in line, 68 years old. and the former archbishop of quebec. 64-year-old cardinal peter turkson of ghana is also mentioned. and this is significant, since there's a growing catholic population in africa. argentina's cardinal and italy's cardinal angelo banoska is also on the possible list. >>> in other news this morning, president obama i
when diane sawyer and i will have complete coverage of the state of the union on tuesday night. i'll see you tomorrow on "gma." >> in the news, new video and information on the cop criminaller, christopher dorner. and the huge disaster trial happening right now in the east bay. we will have a live report with the details. >>> good morning. from mt. tam, certainly chilly still in our valleys. upper elevations, though, upper 40s. i'll let you know how an offshore flow will influence our temperatures this weekend and the week ahead >> good morning. thanks nor joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. let's start with a quick first look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> here's a look from vollmer peak across the east bay. you will notice it is nice and
. >> if diane sawyer asks, you didn't see me. ♪ >>> thunder road. >> there we go. >>> consumer reports has ranked the top ten cars and it is not too good news for detroit. >> abc's marci gonzalez shares the results. good morning, marci. >> reporter: good morning. the consumer reports list just came out yesterday, and there were some surprises. honda is back. topping consumer reports top car picks for 2013 after being left off the list last year. >> it got some of the mojo back. >> reporter: honda roared back with three winners, the accord, odyssey and crv. but missing from this year's list are any american manufacturers. >> one thing that hurt the americans for our list is they are redesigning their pickup trucks this year and nothing scored really well. >> reporter: and trucks matter, because they're still in high behind, boosting average u.s. car sales by 14% this year. >> people go into the dealership thinking they want a fuel efficient smaller car. what they're finding out is that the big suvs and crossover vehicles, which are still the dominant portion of the market, are getting good
tonight on "world news" with diane sawyer. i think it's fair to say, george, no girl in the whole world whose dreams are more deserving to come true. >> boy, that sure is, josh. >>> time for "pop news." >> whether you were rooting for the ravens or the niners, everybody was a winner at halftime with beyonce's incredible performance and that costume. i think we can all agree on that, right? this morning, details on the designer, rubin singer who has made many of her show-stopping ensembles. he began working on her look in early december. an early sketch, along with a team of 14 helpers and over 200 man hours to complete the leather body suit. with the chantilly lace. >> it lost a lot of fabric over the months. >> what she was wearing doesn't end up looking like that. >> but that's the cool thing about the design. >> she kept taking pieces off. i'm like, you can't take anymore off. >> she can do whatever she wants. >> 200 hours? >> for not a lot of fabric. but if you look, it was so well done. truly couture. the look from his new fall line that celebrates female warriors. what a warrior s
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